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Pakistan: Heads of State: 1956-2016

President of Pakistan = Ṣadr-i Pākistān = Pākistān kā Rāṣṭrapati
23 Mar 1956 - 27 Oct 1958 Iskander Ali Mirza = Iskandar ‘Alī Mirzā [1]
27 Oct 1958 - 25 Mar 1969 Muhammad Ayub Khan = Muḥammad Ayyūb Khān
Chief Martial Law Administrator = Kabīr Mudīrī Qānūn al-Aḥkām al-‘Urfiyya = Prathāna Sāmarika Āina Praśasaka
25 Mar 1969 - 31 Mar 1969 Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan Kizilbash = Aqā Muḥammad Yaḥyā Khān Qizilbāsh
President of Pakistan = Ṣadr-i Pākistān = Pākistān kā Rāṣṭrapati
31 Mar 1969 - 20 Dec 1971 Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan Kizilbash = Aqā Muḥammad Yaḥyā Khān Qizilbāsh (x) [2]
20 Dec 1971 - 13 Aug 1973 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto = Ẕū al-Faqar ‘Alī Bhutto
13 Aug 1973 - 16 Sep 1978 Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry = Fazal Ilahī Caudhrī
16 Sep 1978 - 17 Aug 1988 Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq = Muḥammad Ziyā al-Ḥaqq
Chairman of the Senate = Seneṭ ka Cermen (ex officio)
17 Aug 1988 - 13 Dec 1988 Ghulam Ishaq Khan = Ghulām Isḥāq Khān
President of Pakistan = Ṣadr-i Pākistān
13 Dec 1988 - 18 Jul 1993 Ghulam Ishaq Khan = Ghulām Isḥāq Khān (x)
Chairman of the Senate = Seneṭ ka Cermen (ex officio)
18 Jul 1993 - 14 Nov 1993 Wasim Sajjad = Vasīm Sajjād
President of Pakistan = Ṣadr-i Pākistān
14 Nov 1993 - 2 Dec 1997 Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari = Fārūq Aḥmad Khān Laghārī
Chairman of the Senate = Seneṭ ka Cermen (ex officio)
2 Dec 1997 - 1 Jan 1998 Wasim Sajjad = Vasīm Sajjād (x)
President of Pakistan = Ṣadr-i Pākistān
1 Jan 1998 - 20 Jun 2001 Muhammad Rafiq Tarar = Muḥammad Rafīq Tāraṛ
20 Jun 2001 - 18 Aug 2008 Pervez Musharraf = Parvez Musharraf
Chairman of the Senate = Seneṭ ka Cermen (ex officio) [3]
18 Aug 2008 - 9 Sep 2008 Muhammad Mian Soomro = Muḥammad Miyāṉ Sūmro
President of Pakistan = Ṣadr-i Pākistān
9 Sep 2008 - 8 Sep 2013 Asif Ali Zardari = Āṣif ‘Alī Zardārī
9 Sep 2013 - Mamnoon Hussain = Mamnūn Ḥusayn

[1] Formerly Governor-General of Pakistan
[2] Assumed the office of President of Pakistan by proclamation dated 31 Mar 1969, retroactively effective as of 25 Mar 1969.
[3] In official use Acting President of Pakistan
Last updated on: 07 Jun 2014 05:05:30